Joseph B. Ezhaya Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be currently attending a Mid-Maine Chamber-area high school: Lawrence, Winslow, Mt. View, Waterville, Messalonskee, MCI, Erskine, Calvary Temple or Good Will-Hinckley; maintain an academic average of a "C" or better; complete a required essay on citizenship; show evidence of community service and involvement; be enrolled in an accredited New England college or university.
Scholarship Amount: The scholarship is $750 per year for up to 4 years per scholarship recipient.
Application Process:

Joe Ezhaya was a community leader who distinguished himself with his warmth, enthusiasm, generosity, and particularly, his friendships. Successful candidates for this scholarship should share Joe’s interest in citizenship and community service, and exemplify his spirit and vitality.

The scholarship committee has determined that:

  • The annual selection committee will be selected by an established committee of the Chamber to include no less than one member of the Ezhaya family.
  • The Chamber will mail out the scholarship announcement with criteria to all Chamber-area high school guidance counselors each year.
  • The scholarship will be given upon completion of the first college semester with a grade point achievement of 2.0 or better.

Send completed application and materials to:

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

50 Elm Street

Waterville, ME 04901


Application Deadline Date: April 25th
Eligibility Codes:
High School
Nonspecific to course of study